DC Yoga Week, May 15 – 21

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Between cursing Metro and trying to be understood in a city full of budding and boring politicos, we all could use a good cleansing breath and a quiet moment. Let out a sigh and get your pranayama on, get down with your downward dog and get ready for DC Yoga Week.

Although rain and a muddy Mall cancelled this year’s Yoga on the Mall, you still have five days to get in some quality time on your mat. Don’t forget the yoga flashmob on Saturday at 10 AM if you’re really feeling bold.

Throughout the week there free and $5 classes for both beginners and experienced yogis, and the goal of the week is to promote awareness about the benefits of yoga. Ten yoga studios throughout the city are participating this year and are offering a range of classes, including introductory classes, prenatal yoga, and gentle yoga. Plus, the classes are offered during a variety of times. See you on the mat, my fellow yogis.

Marissa was born and bred in New Jersey, but moved to DC for undergrad at GWU (Go Colonials, go!), fell in love with the District and learned that there was life and civilization beyond New York City. She loves eating at white-tablecloth-three-forks-at-your-place-setting restaurants, but she’ll also be the first to suggest we scarf down some chili dogs at 2 am. Simply put, she loves all things food. You can also read about why she loves DC. Follow her on Twitter and email her at mbialecki (at) welovedc.com.

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